He called on stakeholders both at home and in diaspora to join hands with the three indigenous professors for the vice-chancellorship
position of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
Correspondence: Fatemeh Salamat, MS; Research Vice-Chancellorship
, Guilan University of Medical Sciences, Postal Code: 41938-93345, Rasht, Iran
It these are used to serve personal interests and extract subjective benefits to placate the ruling party of the day so that another term of Vice-Chancellorship is ensured, certainly a corrupt system will emerge, which is likely to bring considerable harm to the academic life of the university concerned.
Of course, it will be extremely difficult to achieve these objectives if the term of Vice-Chancellorship is short.
And let's not forget how vehemently opposed Sir Charles Evans, deputy leader of the team who conquered Everest in 1953, was to any expansion in Welsh provision during his highly divisive vice-chancellorship
at Bangor between 1957 and 1984.
The research did not address the reasons for gender inequity in the vice-chancellorship
, but made conjectures that possibly explain the reasons for inequity.
Julie Lydon has been named the new vice-chancellor at the University of Glamorgan - the first female to hold a vice-chancellorship
"I will relish playing my part in building on the achievements of Michael Sterling's vice-chancellorship
, and working with colleagues to position the university in the vanguard of English higher education."
He will be succeeded by Julie Lydon, who will become the first woman to hold a vice-chancellorship
at a university in Wales.
Prof Sterling had a 21-year contract but had always planned to take a second vice-chancellorship
. In October 2001 he moved to the University of Birmingham.
He took up the role in 2012, continuing a long and successful career in higher education which has included deputy vice-chancellorships
at Teesside University and Sheffield Hallam University.
His personal research, before he became temporarily side-tracked into vice-chancellorships
, was on the role of Christians in the Victorian transformation of Africa and Terence Ranger, one of the contributors to his festschrift, neatly presents the appraisal: